Opening times for 30 November 2023
Asset Opening time House Closed Café 10:00 - 15:30 Meadow & parterre Closed Park walks 10:00 - 16:00 Engine Room bookshop 10:00 - 15:30
The gates to the visitor car park will be opened at 10am. The car park is locked at 4.30pm, please ensure you have returned to your vehicle by this time. The west lawn in front of the house and the wider parkland, including walks, are open 363 days a year. House open hours are more limited because Hatchlands is a family home.MTWTFSS3031123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930123
Audio guides of the house available for an extra charge.
There is plenty of parking, with the main car park being on hard standing. The overflow car park is open during busy periods. There is no charge for car parking.
You can find the Engine room bookshop, our second-hand bookshop in the cobbled courtyard.
Assistance dogs only in the house, the formal gardens and the children's natural adventure area. Well-behaved dogs under close control are welcome in designated parkland areas. Please ensure your dog is on a lead around livestock. Dogs on leads are welcome in the both cafés.
The Kitchen Café is located at the top of the cobbled courtyard close to the house, and is open daily from 10am. Here you can find a selection of snacks, fresh cakes and bakes, pasties, sandwiches, light lunches and a range of hot and cold drinks to eat in or take away. The Coach House Café is located in the lower courtyard.
The toilets can be found in the cobbled courtyard.
Blue Badge parking. All-terrain Tramper available to book. Wheelchairs available. Accessible toilet. Partly accessible parkland with some uneven terrain. Ramp to house.
There is one accessible toilet available in our cobbled courtyard.
There is a ramp to the entrance of the house.
We have eight accessible spaces in our visitor car park, located near visitor reception.
Seating available in the cobbled courtyard. There are benches in the park and garden.
Induction loop is available in the Kitchen Café and visitor reception.
The park can be uneven underfoot. There are hard surfaced routes available.
Level access to food outlet
The Kitchen Café has level access.
There is a staff driven golf buggy available from the car park to the house/cobbled courtyard.
There are hard standing routes, please ask at visitor reception.
There are wheelchairs available at visitor reception and the house.
Powered mobility vehicle available
A Tramper personal powered mobility vehicle is available to borrow for no charge. Please book ahead or ask at visitor reception.
Hatchlands Park is located directly along the A246, Epsom Road, approximately 4.5 miles from Guildford town centre. From A3 southbound: leave the A3 at the junction signposted Ockham, Ripley, Send. Follow the B2215 through Ripley Village. After approximately 1.75 miles, at the roundabout take 1st exit onto A247. After approximately 2 miles, at the traffic signals, turn left onto the A246. You’ll arrive after approximately 1.5 miles. Follow brown signs to the visitor car park on your left. From A3 northbound: leave the A3 at the junction signposted Ripley, Woking, Dorking. After approximately 0.5 miles, at the roundabout take 3rd exit onto A247 and then follow the above.
Parking: Free, 275 yards from house entrance.
Sat Nav: Follow brown signs to main visitor car park on A246. SatNav Postcode may take you to delivery entrance in error, instead use 'National Trust Hatchlands Park'. To find the entrance of the car park - what3words: ///dinner.shins.phones
Clandon Station (CLA), Station Road, West Clandon, GU4 7TE is approximately 2.5 miles from Hatchlands Park. It is situated on the London Waterloo to Guildford mainline. There is no taxi rank at this station. Walking from Clandon station will take approximately 45 minutes, partly along a busy main road with some stretches of dual carriageway. Horsley Station (HSY), Station Approach, Horsley, KT24 6QX is approximately 4 miles from Hatchlands Park. It is situated on the London Waterloo to Guildford mainline. There is no taxi rank at this station. Walking from Horsley station will take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes, partly along a busy main road.
Services 463, 478 and 479. • The bus stops for Hatchlands Park are situated 100 metres from the property entrance on the eastbound carriageway and 500 metres from the property entrance on the westbound carriageway. • Please note, the A246, on which Hatchlands Park is situated, is a busy A-road. The section of carriageway at the entrance to the park is a single carriageway, widening to dual carriageway 400 metres away. There are no formal crossing points in place and the speed limit is 50mph. Please take care if your journey requires you to cross this section of carriageway.
The closest National Cycle Routes are routes 22 and 223 both of which run through Guildford town centre, approximately 4.5 miles from Hatchlands. See Sustrans for more details. The routes of the Olympic cycle race and the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle races run right outside Hatchlands Park entrance along the A246.
From 1-31 December, the story of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis comes to Hatchlands, as the house and the parkland becomes a magical backdrop for this classic adventure.
Stuck for something to do outdoors with the family? Look no further. With a fantastic children’s adventure area and loads of space to run around in, Hatchlands Park is the perfect spot to get some fresh air.
Hatchlands is a two pawprint rated place. Discover two dog-friendly walking routes and some helpful hints for a happy and safe experience in the parkland and woodland.
Discover everything you need to know about bringing your group to Hatchlands Park.
Take a look at the map of Hatchlands Park to help plan your visit.
Georgian country house with Robert Adam ceilings and fireplaces. Collection of keyboard instruments linked to famous composers.
Sweeping lawns with a small fountain, a parterre garden and meadow.
Over 400 acres of parkland partly landscaped by Humphry Repton, with ancient woodlands, pasture meadows and a pond.
Exterior viewing of the Georgian Ice House in the garden.
Found in the garden, an 18th-century classical stone folly, inscribed with a tribute to a beloved mother.
A natural play area set in woodlands with balance beams, stepping stones, willow domes, bug burrow and tree house.
Coach House Café serves takeaway drinks, cakes, snacks and lunches. The Kitchen Café has eat in or takeaway options.
Set in the cobbled courtyard, the Engine Room bookshop offers a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction pre-loved books.
Fri 1 - Sun 31 Dec (except 24 & 25 Dec). This Christmas, we bring the story of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis to Hatchlands, as the house and parkland becomes a magical backdrop for this classic adventure.
Stuck for something to do outdoors with the family? Look no further, with our natural adventure area, lots of space to around in and resident donkeys to meet, Hatchlands Park is the perfect spot to get some fresh air.
Discover the best bits of the parkland at Hatchlands. Spanning over 400 acres and just 45 minutes outside Greater London you’ll find a fun outdoor adventure, whatever the season.
This Georgian country house features some of Robert Adam’s earliest work, plus wonderful collections of paintings and musical instruments in the Cobbe Collection. Please note that the house is currently closed and will re-open for our Christmas event on 1 December.
From a walk around the whole of the parkland, a stroll to Little Wix Wood or a relaxing meander through the wildflower meadow, explore Hatchlands Park this summer.
This circular walk follows the edge of the park through woodland and open parkland with distant views of the house and the wider Surrey countryside.
This circular walk cuts across the centre of the estate through woodland and open parkland, passing our children's adventure area and the cobbled courtyard. Follow the purple arrows on our waymarker posts.
Download our map for an overview of Hatchlands Park. Follow one of our trails, or find a path to suit you. You can also pick up a map from reception.
Treat yourself and support conservation work on your visit to Hatchlands Park with delicious refreshments at the courtyard cafés and pre-loved books at the second-hand bookshop.
Book your visit to meet Father Christmas in his cosy hideout in the old stables and receive an exclusive Hatchlands teddy bear. Please note: Normal admission applies
Hatchlands Park was built in the 1750s for naval hero Admiral Edward Boscawen and his wife Fanny, since then it has housed wealthy families, a finishing school for girls and even a printing press. Today you can visit the parkland or stop for coffee in the Kitchen Café all year round. You can also see inside our house on six afternoons a week, between March and October.
Take the time to wander through our 400 acres of rolling parkland and woodland, one of the largest country estates in the area and full of year round seasonal colour. You can follow waymarked walks, enjoy the tranquillity of our garden, discover areas of the park partly landscaped by Humphry Repton or bring the family to experience our natural adventure area for children.
Our mansion is now a family home, containing tenant Alec Cobbe’s collection of paintings and fine furniture. Also on display is the Cobbe Collection, Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers including JC Bach, Chopin and Elgar. An early interior design commission for architect Robert Adam, his work can be seen in ceilings and fireplaces throughout the house.
Situated on the edge of the beautiful Surrey Hills and surrounded by charming villages, this peaceful location is just 45 minutes from central London.
Discover more about the 250-year history of Hatchlands Park, the families that made it their own and the influences of famous architects and designers of their day.
Find out more about the families that have lived at Hatchlands and made it their home. Discover why the house was rented out and how it would eventually be gifted to the National Trust in 1945.
This incredible collection of over 40 keyboard instruments at Hatchlands Park is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Discover a few of the collection highlights.
Find out how we’re helping nature to thrive across the estate by providing new homes for the hazel dormouse and kingfishers. Our work monitoring the resident butterfly population contributes towards a national mission to assess the species.